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Vehicle registrations - Denmark. October of 2016

Danes sales of private cars improve

In October, vehicle registrations in Denmark grew by 10.07% with respect to October of 2015. In total, 263,552 cars were registered and 263,552 new cars were sold in the last twelve months, 10.07% more than the year before.

The breakdown of car sales figures for the month of October is:

  • Commercial vehicles sold: 42,438, 14.02% more than in October of 2015.
  • Passenger cars regitrations: 17,057, which represents a figure of 1.10% more than in October of 2015.

Denmark is the 19th-placed country in ranking of 36 countries based on number of vehicle registrations.

A very useful variable for estimating the level of economic wealth enjoyed by Danes residents, when compared to the other countries in the ranking, is the number of vehicles sold or registered per thousand residents in the last year. With annual sales of 46.56 cars per 1,000 residents, 46.56 of them in the last month, Denmark, occupies 8th place, so, compared to the other countries in the ranking, its population has a good standard of living.

As can be seen, the number of registrations per thousand residents has fallen in the last year. A drop in registrations generally indicates a fall in consumer confidence and, when it is sustained, a recession in the real economy .

Changes in Danish vehicle registration numbers are shown in the tables below. As several studies indicate, these changes are very much related to changes in GDP and, hence, to a country's economic situation. Sales have grown since 2006, as 226,397 were produced that year as have the number of registrations per thousand residents, which that year numbered 41.71.

Here we show you the progression of vehicle registrations in Denmark. You can see car registrations in other countries in en vehicle registrations and see all the economic information about Denmark in en Danish economy.

Denmark - New motor vehicle registrations
DateCommercial vehicles MonthPassengers vehicles MonthMonthly vehicle salesMonthly Vehicles/ 1,000 p.Commercial vehicles YearPassengers vehicles YearAnnual vehicle salesAnnual Vehicles/ 1,000 p.
< 2015
October 20163,16217,05720,2193.5742,438221,114263,55246.56
September 20163,29118,47721,7683.8542,641220,929263,57046.57
August 20164,27317,41421,6873.8342,584220,281262,86546.44
July 20162,63715,72618,3633.2441,357219,023260,38046.00
June 20164,35823,63327,9914.9541,051219,533260,58446.04
May 20163,68621,14124,8274.3940,381217,234257,61545.52
April 20163,66419,88623,5504.1639,706213,129252,83544.67
March 20163,66419,19022,8544.0439,171210,192249,36344.06
February 20163,27816,59519,8733.5139,144210,620249,76444.13
January 20163,28816,43619,7243.4838,395207,620246,01543.47
December 20153,72618,46122,1873.9237,757207,207244,96443.28
November 20153,41117,09820,5093.6237,481204,166241,64742.70
Denmark - New motor vehicle registrations